From Promos To Celebrity Commercials w Director Ira Rosensweig – Just Shoot It 145

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Tune in for a chat with commercial director, Ira Rosensweig. Over the course of his career, he’s directed a wide range of celebrity talent, from Seth Rogen to Alec Baldwin, to even Peyton Manning. In this episode, he talks about shifting out of promo directing and making the move into commercial directing. You can learn more about Ira at www.irarosensweig.com.

 

So You Want To Be a TV Director? Just Shoot It Live w Maureen Bharoocha, Tony Yacenda, Sarah Adina Smith, & Tim Wilkime – Just Shoot It 141

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Drum roll, please… Our winter Live Show has finally arrived! Tune in for a great discussion on television directing with Tony Yacenda (American Vandal), Sarah Adina Smith (HBO’s Room 104Legion, & Hanna), Maureen Bharoocha (Jimmy Kimmel Live!),  and Tim Wilkime (Adam Ruins Everything & James Corden). So sit back with a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy!

 

Three Directing Careers in One w Michael Pressman – Just Shoot It 140

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Michael Pressman has directed major studio movies (Ninja Turtles II, anyone?), countless episodes of TV (Law and Order, Blue Bloods, Chicago Med) AND theater. He’s a classic Hollywood director’s who’s life is filled with wild stories of the old days, and how he stays excited about the job after all these years. Strap in for our conversation with Michel Pressman, and check out Michael’s play Finks.

 

The Sustainable Indie Film Career w Mark Stolaroff – Just Shoot It 139

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Mark Stolaroff has made countless indie movies. Get the down low on how he’s made so many, and the secrets behind indie and micro features.

Check out his latest film, DriverX out Nov 30 to theaters & VOD thru @IFCFilms

 

The Inner Workings of TV Writing w Blackish Writer Steve Vitolo – Just Shoot It 138

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Tune in for an episode with television writer and Scriptation founder Steve Vitolo. He talks about how he worked his way from Script Coordinator to full fledged Writer for the TV show Blackish. He also talks about the app he created called Scriptation, which tracks the changes in notes in script revisions.

 

From Star Trek to Counterpart to Empire … How to Break Into Directing Network TV w Hanelle Culpepper – Just Shoot It 136

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TV director extraordinaire, Hanelle Culpepper (EmpireStar TrekCounterpartCastleCriminal Minds90210Gotham) joins us to talk about directing for network television. She tells us how she climbed the ranks to get where she is today, and she also shares some great strategies for getting the most out of your shadowing experience.